London, Greater London
£30,000 per year (pro-rata)
Permanent, Part-time
Job description

Lewisham, Greenwich and Southwark Samaritans are looking for a dynamic, people-centred individual to be our next Community Outreach Manager - working to support our work across the three boroughs.

LGS Samaritans is an independent charity affiliated to the national charity, who have been working to achieve Samaritans vision of fewer people dying by suicide for over 50 years by offering emotional support by phone, email and face-to-face. Staffed by volunteers we answer 30,000 calls for help each year.

This role is integral to our work, developing our presence in our local communities, specifically with Local Authorities, Health Authorities, Education establishments, Prisons Authorities, charities and other organisations.

As our Community Outreach Manager you will:

    Establish relationships with local organisations to explain the work of Samaritans and how we might work to support them
    Attending relevant events in support of these aims running stalls and delivering presentations alongside volunteers where possible
     Work to develop regular opprtunities for our volunteers to provide emotional support outside the branch
     Provide administrative support, monitoring and evaluation to projects, ensuring we are demonstrating our impact and value added where possible

What we're looking for:

    Ability to motivate and inspire others - including potential partners and volunteers
    Experience of community organising
     Project mangement experience
    Understanding of the public/third sector and fundraising
    Ability to work on own initiative

The role is part-time (0.5 FTE) and the exact hours of work will be agreed with the successful candidate.


Refreshed on: 23 April 2020
Closed date: 27 May 2020
Tags: Project Management, Volunteer Management

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